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Radar nation

By Dave Jamieson ONE speeding driver was caught by radar every 10 seconds during 2015, according to the Automovilistas Europeos Asociados (AEA). In a report published on...

Newborn baby’s body found at rubbish dump

By Oliver McIntyre A NEWBORN baby who was found dead last week by a worker at the rubbish tip in Casares was born alive and suffered...

Easter bonanza

IT WAS a record-breaking Easter weekend on the Costa Blanca as temperatures leaped into the high 20s and hotels reported 100%occupancy rates. Over the four-day...

Property sales boom

FIGURES released this week show that foreign property buyers in Alicante province are pumping an average of €2.25 billion a year into the provincial...

Free cancer tests

THE QUIRÓN private hospital in Torrevieja is offering free colon cancer tests for people aged 50 to 74 years old to coincide with World...

Terror alert hoax blasted

RUMOURS of an imminent terrorist attack in Spain, which had been spread through the WhatsApp messaging service, have been rubbished by interior minister Jorge...

Suitcase cigarette sting

A RUSSIAN who tried to smuggle 1,320 packets of cigarettes into Spain via Alicante-Elche airport has been arrested. Full story in Friday’s Costa Blanca News.

Extreme angling danger warning

EMERGENCY services are urging visitors and residents to stop clambering down Jávea's cliffs via the old fishermen's rope ladders - practically every week, fire...

Charlotte’s got a heart of gold – and hair to match

Jávea 10 year old Charlotte Tennant proved to be a real golden girl on Friday when she cut her precious locks to be sent...

Costa cries for Brussels

Costa councils and other official organisations have called a minutes silence at noon today to show their condolences to the victims of yesterday's (Tuesday)...

Air passengers hit by another strike

SO far 30 flights to Alicante-Elche airport have been cancelled due to the air traffic controller strike in France and other passengers have been...

Watching from the sky

THE PEGASUS helicopters will once again form an integral part of the DGT national traffic department’s road safety campaign this Easter. Full story in Costa...

13 students die in bus accident

Thirteen Erasmus university students of six different nationalities died in a bus accident in Freginols (Tarragona) yesterday (Sunday). The bus was returning to Barcelona from...

Last chance for housing estate builders

DEVELOPERS who want to build 7,000 homes on the last remaining wide open space for construction in Torrevieja are to be given an ultimatum...

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Animal shelter raided by police

By David Jackson Environmental police unit Seprona together with government vets raided an animal shelter known as Kim's Animal Shelter in Gádor last week after...

‘Cuddle thieves’ caught

GUARDIA Civil have arrested two Romanian women (age 28 and 38) as they were about to 'cuddle'-rob an elderly expat couple in La Senieta...

Top UK musician drowns in Níjar

By Richard Torné A top British rock musician has drowned while on holiday in Níjar. Session guitarist Michael Casswell, 53, who played in the West End...